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The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo submitted 184 vetoes on the 2015-2016 State Budget. Two of these applied to Stony Brook University, rejecting funding to Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium and a proposed indoor practice facility and exam center.  PHOTO CREDIT: GOVERNORS PRESS OFFICE

Cuomo commits $5 million to Center for Clean Water Technology

Nikita Ramos September 26, 2016
New York State has committed to investing $5 million in Stony Brook University’s Center for Clean Water Technology to develop new filtration technologies for water suppliers.
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Millennials not as environmentally friendly as they say

Millennials not as environmentally friendly as they say

Nikita Ramos May 8, 2016
Only about half of millennials say they are responsive to sustainability actions, according to a survey done by Nielsen Global Survey of Corporate Social Responsibility.
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Mixed Martial Arts makes its way to New York

Mixed Martial Arts makes its way to New York

Nikita Ramos and Samantha Mercado May 7, 2016
On March 23, New York became the last state to legalize professional MMA fighting.
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Senior students company wins $10,000 prize

Senior student’s company wins $10,000 prize

Kelly Saberi and Nikita Ramos March 24, 2016
Senior biology major Ruchi Shah is the founder and CEO of Mosquitoes Be Gone LLC, but she has not even graduated yet.
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LIRR on-time performance at worst level since 2000

LIRR on-time performance at worst level since 2000

Nikita Ramos and Chris Gaine March 23, 2016
The Long Island Rail Road’s on-time performance has regressed for the fourth consecutive year, according to its annual operating report in February.
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Farmingdale’s Transit and Infrastructure Security Center in the works

Farmingdale’s Transit and Infrastructure Security Center in the works

The Statesman February 10, 2016
With the prevalent threat of terrorism today, sturdy infrastructures and reinforced security are the next areas of focus for Farmingdale State College.
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